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NAR (North African Rhythms)

Date:
Thu, Aug 21, 2014
Time:
12:30pm – 1:30pm
Venue:
Esplanade, Yerba Buena Gardens
Mission St. between 3rd & 4th Sts.
San Francisco, CA + Google Map
Phone:
(415) 543-1718
Cost:
Free

NAR (North African Rhythms) is North African fusion… a chaabi funk Gnawa rock Berber metal Arab reggae groove machine! Singing in Arabic, Amazigh, French, and English, NAR mixes original compositions with Moroccan, Algerian and Tunisian favorites. Songs of love and life, exile and hope, faith, and transformation come alive in NAR’s slamming set to get dancers dancing, thinkers thinking, and groovers grooving. NAR members have performed throughout the world, collaborating with musical artists such as Cheb Khaled, Rachid Taha, Chebi Sabbah, Carlos Santana, Omar Sosa, Pharoah Sanders, and Naima Shalhoub.

NAR’s line up will be as follows:

MC Rai – Vocals, percussion

Bouchaib Abdelhadi – Vocals, violin, oud, percussion

Nasser Addi – Drums

Mark VW – Bass

Abdellah – Keyboard

Nassim – Guitar

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